Did you hear? Elizabeth Hasselbeck, co-host of ABC’s The View, and author the diet book “The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide” is being sued for copyright infringement by Susan Hassett. Hassett says that Hasselbeck helped herself to substantial portions, pieces, parts, and lists of heavily researched information from her self-published book “Living with Celiac Disease,” which Hassett kindly sent her in April 2008, when she heard that Hasselbeck had Celiac Disease.
The complaint reads that Ms. Hasselbeck’s book, The G-Free Diet, “includes dozens of paraphrased as well as word for word regurgitations of phrases and scrupulously researched factual data entries” and “utilizes a virtually identical order and format of 13 chapters.”
Hasselbeck’s attorney made a statement. ” . . . . there is no basis for the allegations in the Complaint as published in the press. Ms. Hasselbeck worked diligently and tirelessly on her book and is disappointed in this attempt to discredit her work and her ability to bring this important message to the public.”
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About Our Lady Of Weightloss"Janice Taylor is a 'kooky genius'"
~ O, The Oprah Magazine
Janice Taylor is a Weight Loss Coach and Certified Hypnotist, author, artist and motivational speaker. She is the author of Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal and All Is Forgiven, Move On: Our Lady of Weight Loss's 101 Fat-Burning Steps on Your Journey to Sveltesville (publication date May 15, 2008). Janice is also the creator of the popular e-newsletter Kick in the Tush Club and a 50-pound big-time-loser.
Books By Janice:
- Coach Yourself Thin: What STOPS YOU???
- Kick in the Tush Tuesday: Excuses, Excuses?
- Click Yourself Thin: Say Goodbye to Your Last Temptation?
- Dysfunctional Chef: Spinach Spoon Bread
- #OneWord Thursday: #Winter Blues?
- Best Weight Loss Tip: 20 Minutes Heaven or Hell…You Decide!
- Kick Tush Tuesday: The Skinny Scoop on Laughter
- Beliefnet Feature: Fire Within — 8 Positive Things YOU Can Do In 30 Seconds
- #OneWord Thursday: How to #Survive!
- Kick in the Tush Tuesday: How FAT is YOUR Prefrontal Cortex?